Newspapers around the world are vulnerable to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, and many of Africa’s print publications might not survive it. Ntibinyane Ntibinyane from the INK Center for Investigative Journalism in Botswana writes about what’s to come and what can be done to support the industry.
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